Introduction to Primary STEM

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
This course will help you understand the essential foundations of STEM teaching and learning and provide opportunities to help build knowledge, skills and confidence t...
Target Audience
Primary Teachers. Science, Technologies, Mathematics

Learning Areas

General Description

This course will help you understand the essential foundations of STEM teaching and learning and provide opportunities to help build knowledge, skills and confidence to take on STEM in your classroom.

You’ll learn:
What STEM is and how to use STEM to develop 21st Century learning skills in Primary years.
The essential foundations of STEM teaching and learning, including:

  • Equipment and materials;
  • Creating a supportive STEM environment;
  • Clear learning intentions;
  • Collaboration and ideation;
  • Reflection and taking it further.
  • How to identify STEM principles in your current teaching practice.
  • Strategies to get students ‘doing’ STEM, through real world problem solving.
  • Where STEM could be improved and incorporated into your current teaching practice.


Primary Teachers. Science, Technologies, Mathematics

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Begin the course when it suits you. After completing the course you will still have ongoing access to review content.

Important information for schools with" TTA School Membership" or "Unlimited Online School Subscription" Please ignore the listed prices. The correct discounts will be applied to all enrolments. Make sure to select your school to pay for you.

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Are you interested in purchasing this course for a team of teachers? - See the ‘WHOLE SCHOOL ONLINE’ tab above

Money Back Guarantee - If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren’t impressed, simply visit to let us know what happened, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.

Teaching Standards
3.1.2 Proficient Level – Establish challenging learning goals
3.3.2 Proficient Level – Use teaching strategies
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources
Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you
Completing this course will contribute 2 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 3.1.2, 3.3.2 & 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.


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Get started with your online professional development.

STEM is Everywhere

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Make STEM connections to the real world we live in.

Foundations of STEM

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Explore the essential elements of STEM Teaching.

Your Teaching

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Download teaching resources.

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About the team

Cool Australia


Cool Australia is an award winning not-for-profit dedicated to supporting educators with tools to foster ‘learning for life’. We help integrate topics around sustainability, ethics, economics and wellbeing across the curriculum. This enables teachers of all age groups and disciplines to engage young Aussies in real-life learning whilst achieving Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework outcomes. Our accredited professional development is designed to build your confidence, understanding and expertise. You will learn through a mixture of practical and thinking activities as well as hearing the stories of others. Plus you will access a range of teaching tools that can you can use straight away in your teaching.